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WELCOME TO THE ANGLICAN DIOCESE OF CANBERRA AND GOULBURN

We are one of the 23 Dioceses of the Anglican Church of Australia. Our diocese is a partnership of churches in 60 ministry units, numerous associated agencies and schools, covering most of south-east New South Wales, the eastern Riverina and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). It stretches from Marulan in the north, from Batemans Bay to Eden on the south coast, across to Holbrook in the south-west, north to Wagga Wagga, Temora, Young and Goulburn.

TOP STORIES & ARTICLES

Nine Lessons and Carols with the ‘Slightly Bent Choir’

On a very wet and stormy evening of Thursday 13 December, the Parish of Moruya held its annual service of Nine Lessons and Carols in Saint John’s Church. A small but...

Hercules Comes to Visit – Covenant Care Day Hospice

Hercules is a delightful Alpaca with a gentle personality. His owner Nils brings him to Covenant Care in the back seat of his car.Covenant Care is a day respite centre for people...

An Invitation to Join an Education for Ministry Group

Education for Ministry (usually abbreviated as EfM) is an adult learning program that seeks to enable people to see and to experience the connection between Christian faith and...

8th International Conference on Ageing and Spirituality

The Colloquium for Ageing Perspectives and Spirituality (previously the Centre for Ageing and Pastoral Studies) at the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture is excited...

New Rector for Hackett

The Reverend Dr Tim Watson was inducted as the new Rector of Holy Cross Hackett by Bishop Trevor Edwards on Saturday 19th January at 2pm.In his sermon at the induction, Bishop...

Origins of the Vulning Pelican

When I first moved into the Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn, I was intrigued by the image of the pelican with its bill to its chest, showering its young in liquid, found on our...

Dual Citizens Must Face a Choice

On Australia Day, along with my wife, Ruth, and our incoming diocesan bishop, Mark, and his wife, Monica, I partook of the hospitality of the Prime Minister at the Lodge. The day...

Charges Against Clergyman – Statement by Diocesan Administrator

When the Diocese became aware of a breach of our Code of Good Practice on 29 October 2018, Brian Champness was immediately suspended and has subsequently resigned his position....

Rich and Getting Richer

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ that though he was rich yet for your sake he became poor, so that you through his poverty might become rich. (2 Corinthians 8:9)...

Somesh’s Journey to Christ

I was brought up without God. As a child, I had no religious learning from my parents. For most of my life I was an atheist. Everywhere I looked, whether in the culture, in...

COMING EVENTS

8th International Conference on Ageing and Spirituality

The Colloquium for Ageing Perspectives and Spirituality (previously the Centre for Ageing and Pastoral Studies) at the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture is excited...

Anglican Women of Australia NSW Provincial Conference

Diocese of Riverina is holding the Biennial NSW Provincial Conference of Anglican Women of Australia in St Alban's Cathedral, Griffith, from 17th to 19th May 2019. Further...

Education for Ministry (EfM) at Holy Covenant in 2019

Have you wanted to delve more deeply into the scriptures in a more considered way and in the company of others without having to tackle lengthy theology assignments? Education...

St Andrew’s Concert Series – Braidwood

Summer/Autumn 2019 Sunday 3 February @ 7pm Chamber Philharmonia Cologne Sunday 3 March @ 2pm Duo Merindah Sunday 31 March @ 2pm OblivionTango Duo Thursday 9 May @ 11am Organ...